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Proposed friendly with Serie A Club cancelled

Nov 13, 2012, 11:25 AM

The proposed international friendly match between the Gambia’s national team against Italian Serie A side Siena has been cancelled, Pointsport was reliably informed.

The friendly was part of Italian coach Mancini’s plans to put up a strong side that can face the elephants of Ivory Coast, and was set for 14 November 2012.

Coach Mancini and technical team have been working with a team of locally-based players in preparation for the World Cup qualifiers.

The friendly, according to Foroyaa sports, was supposed to target a mix of foreign and locally-based players, and the Sports Ministry expected to financing the plan.